Sweta Vikram on Book Fetish Podcast

Sweta Srivastava Vikram
Sweta Srivastava Vikram

This was our first episode to have the book’s author as our guest host! Shout out to Sweta Srivastava Vikram for coming on the show to discuss her most recent novel, Louisiana Catch. This episode was conducted over the phone, so there are a few spots that are choppy, but overall, one of our favorite episodes to date. Check her out on FB, Instagram, and her website SwetaVikram.com and show her some BFP love! Louisiana Catch is available for purchase on Amazon.

Women Fiction Writer’s Association with Sweta Vikram

Sweta Srivastava Vikram
Sweta Srivastava Vikram

Born in India, Sweta writes about women, multiculturalism, wellness, and identity. Sweta, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, amongst other publications, across nine countries on three continents, is an award-winning writer and graduate of Columbia University. She lives in New York City with her husband and in her spare time, teaches yoga to female survivors of rape and domestic violence. You can find her in these online spaces: www.swetavikram.comTwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

Louisiana Catch: Book Signing with Sweta

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Louisiana Catch: Book Signing with Sweta

Sun Date: Apr 22 2018 From: 5:00 PM  7:00 PM

107-40 Queens Blvd. #206, Forest Hills NY 11375
718.263.0788

Sweta Vikram, a best-selling author of 11 books and a believer in the power of stories. She writes about women, multiculturalism, and identity. Her work has appeared in The New York Times amongst other places. Voted as “One of the Most Influential Asians of Our Times,”
We will share tea, snacks, hear a reading and enjoy a short, 30 min. yoga class with Sweta. In this book, Louisiana Catch, she uses different modalities to help heal one of the main characters.
 BOOK SYNOPSIS:
“Ahana, a wealthy thirty-three-year-old New Delhi woman, flees the pain of her mother’s death and her dark past by accepting a huge project in New Orleans, where she’ll coordinate the Annual Women’s Conference to raise awareness around violence against women. Her half-Indian, half-Irish colleague and public relations guru, Rohan Brady, who helps Ahana develop her online presence, offends her prim sensibilities with his raunchy humor. She is convinced that he’s a womanizer. Meanwhile, she seeks relief from her pain in an online support group, where she makes a good friend: the mercurial Jay Dubois, who is also grieving the loss of his mother. Her work in the U.S. and the online medium brings the two men into her life, and Ahana learns that neither is what he seems. With their differing sensibilities on a collision course, Ahana finds herself in a dangerous situation—and she discovers a side of herself that she never realized she had.Louisiana Catch is an emotionally immersive novel about trust and who we project ourselves to be in the world. It’s a book about Ahana’s unreliable instincts and her ongoing battle to determine whom to place her faith in as she, Rohan, and Jay shed layers of their identities.

As Ahana matures from a victim of domestic sexual abuse into a global feminist leader, she must confront her issues: both with the men in her life and, ultimately, with her own instincts. Whom can she rely on to have her best interests at heart?”

Out Loud: No Ocean Here

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Reading from No Ocean Here, a collection of peotry and musings by Sweta Srivastava Vikram.

No Ocean Here bears moving accounts of women and girls in certain developing and under-developed countries. The stories, either based on personal interviews or inspired by true stories, are factual, visceral, haunting and bold narratives, presented in the form of poems.

Visit the author online at www.swetavikram.com